2011 Finalists

3MT 2011 Finalists
L to R: Ryan Andrew Murphy, Azadeh Goudarzi, Leah Lim (3rd), Andrew Ming-Lum (1st), Sarah S. Chow, Guang Yang (2nd & People’s Choice)

1st Place: Andrew Ming-Lum, Experimental Medicine
Thesis Title: Drugs From the Sea: For Treatment of Inflammatory Disease

2nd Place and People’s Choice Award: Guang Yang, Neuroscience
Thesis Title: Development of Novel Therapeutics for Stroke and Neurodegenerative Diseases

3rd Place: Leah Lim, Microbiology & Immunology
Thesis Title: Drug Combinations Against Tuberculosis

Completing the field of 6 finalists were:
Ryan Andrew Murphy, Education, Thesis Title: What’s Left of Anarchism?
Sarah Chow, Cellular & Physiological Sciences, Thesis Title: Mending Broken Hearts: A Novel Approach to Designing Heart Rate Controlling Drugs
Azadeh Goudarzi, Materials Engineering, Thesis Title: Tough Self-Healing Bone Cement

Judging panel:
Dr. Herbert Rosengarten, Professor of English, UBC Writing Centre
Dr. Blake Gilks, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UBC Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Susan Watts, Assistant Dean, Communications, UBC Faculty of Forestry